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is the most important these days. what every kid to keep america do whatever it takes to keep america safe, is just that simple. >> for more information on these the advanced image full body scanners, go to our website, wbaltv.com. >> for more on security changes at airports nationwide, go to our website and click on "national news." >> at least one city councilman began lobbying his colleagues to let him city council president long before mayor dixon was convicted on embezzlement charges. since that happen, at least accountable -- to council members have shown interest in the job. councilman jack young started lobbying for votes before anybody and told us by phone he has commitments from eight of his 14 colleagues, the number of votes needed to win. behind the scenes at city hall, as the criminal that the trial of mayor dixon began, at least one city council member quietly started lobbying his colleagues for votes to become the next city council president. back in november, we caught up with councilman jack dunn. -- jack young. city hall insiders say yama wanted the job when dixon became
was captured when a viewer of "america's most wanted" recognized him and his car. >>> the u.s. embassy in yemen is closed today because of al qaeda threats against american interests. the embassy is not saying if there is any specific threat. and it's unclear when it will reopen. the head of u.s. centcom, saved petraeus, met with yemen's president yesterday. a senior u.s. government official says they discussed the latest intelligence on al qaeda in yemen. he also gave yemen's president several messages from president obama. yesterday mr. obama tied al qaeda to that attempted airline attack on christmas day. he said al qaeda's yemeni branch trained the suspected bomber and gave him explosives. >> this is not the first time this group has targeted us. in recent years they've bombed yemeni facilities and western hotels, restaurants and embassies including our embassy in 2008, killing one american. so as president, i've made it a priority to strengthen our partnership with the yemeni government, training and equipping their security forces, sharing intelligence and working with them to strike al q
>>> making news in america this morning -- >> high anxiety. tension in the skies as to two planes are turned back. >>> and one what official calls a shock. the series of missed clues on christmas day. >>> arctic grip across much of the nation. draining city budgets. and it's still days from ending. >>> and accidental pitchman. white house outrage over a presidential pic used front and center in times square. >> it's thsday, january 7th, 2010. >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. the christmas day bam plot has sparked a major crackdown in the air and on the ground. and plenty of chaos. >> the last 24 hours alone, f-15 fighter jets were scrambled to escort a hawaii-bound flight back to portland, oregon, after a passenger made threatening remarks and refused to store his carry-on bags. >>> then, last night in miami, a northwest plane headed for detroit, returned to the gate. a passenger was removed, accused of making inappropriate remarks and acting rudely. >>> and the white house releases a shocking report on that failed bomb plot. viviana hurtado joins us with more. >> reporter
available or digital audio download or so. -- are sold. . . estes is c-span's "america and the courts." next, presentations from the week of the supreme court's special. first, william suter and his job, and how the supreme court decides to take cases. >> what are redoing today? >> we have a session in court this morning, announcing the orders from last week's conference, and we have the announcement of two opinions. and removing the admission of the attorneys to different groups. largely, today was a ceremonial day. this is the morning coat. it is a very traditional outfit. here in court, it is worn by the marshall of the court and myself and also the solicitor general of the united states and his staff where it while they argue cases here. some of the women in the staff do not with a code. -- where the coach. one of the women here is a deputy, and she wears it herself. we traditionally wear it when the court is in public, wearing robes. so when we are upstairs, and at the inauguration of the president. so it is very traditional. years and years and years ago, all atto
with the explosives and directed them on hit the plane heading for america. >> reporter: he's holding his security teams responsible and will meet with them on tuesday. >> this includes making sure the communities crash -- are held accountable at every elf. >> reporter: the president of delta airlines is a waiting answers. in the statement, the ceo said that you can be certain wewill make our points very clearly and in washington. the transportation safety administration has plans to send high-level on to the airports and discuss security procedures including a controversial full-body security scanner. in new york, laura ingalls, fox news. >>> american airlines in the hot seat and an illness spread us through a local senior living center. we're everywhere at 11. >>> the faa is watching american airlines closely after three dangerous landings last month. this is video from december 22nd when a plane overshot the runway in jamaica during a george and two other landings, the jet's wing tips touched the ground. the faa officials say they're looking to see if there is a larger problem here. the airline
to shine. we'll introduce you to the marching band that broke the mold. >>> good morning, america. bill weir off this morning. happy to have dan harris here for the first weekend of the new year. >> happy to be here. thank you. good morning. it is saturday, january 2nd, 2010 or 2010. >> yeah. i'm not sure what we're supposed to say -- i'm going with 2010. >> wow. we have a fight already. >>> the president preparing for a crucial meeting of his intelligence chiefs when he returns to washington this week. he had really hoped to start this year, 2010, focusing on health care and the economy but those issues now on the back burner. his weekly address this morning and in that he provides new details about the plot to bomb flight 253 on christmas day. >>> also, we have a sports schedule to tell you about this morning that does not involve tiger woods. the nba and washington, d.c., police are investigating a report that two members of the washington wizards basketball team drew guns on one another in the team's locker room during an argument over gambling debts. we're going to take a look at w
>>> good morning, america, on this thursday, january 7th. i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. breaking news this morning. the president is set to release his findings today on the christmas day bombing attempt. his top security adviser says americans will be shocked by what they hear. as we learn this morning that federal agents knew that the bomber was on the plane. and they were set to meet him when he landed. >>> 180 million americans are in the cold. could you believe it's colder in texas than in antarctica? our sam champion is in the middle of the storm. >>> and where is baby gabriel. the search for this boy that's been missing for weeks. did his mother really give him to strangers? we'll speak with his father this morning. >>> and the billboard e white house wants taken down. why is this giant ad here in times square causing such is a stir? >>> it's great to be wh all of you this morning. welcome. as we said this afternoon, president obama will release that intelligence report, that says that u.s. officials actually knew that someone suspicious was on boa
>>> making news in america this morning -- >> the president says we are at war with al qaeda. ordering stepped-up airport security, in what he calls a never-ending race to protect the country. >>> deadly cold. americans brace for a frigid weekend. with snow from the central plains to upper florida. >>> and shuffle reports that nbc is reversing course. returning jay leno to his old time slot. but where does that leave conan o'brien? >> it's friday, january 8th, 2010. >>> good morning. and thanks for being with us. president obama is promising a new crackdown to patch up the gaping intelligence holes that led up to the failed christmas day bomb plot. >> as the suspected underwear bomber making his first appearance in detroit today, many americans are wondering how and why the intelligence community needs this crackdown in the first place. >> viviana hurtado joins us from washington with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, vinita and jeremy. the president said this was not one person's, but a systemwide failure. the president assigned and took blame for the intelligen
america stands. how the u.s. military is redefining modern warfare by using new high-tech tactics. >> i don't know how close to the real thing that was, but it was very, very convincing. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. we're beginning tonight with late-breaking news and the latest example of just how on edge everyone is since that failed attempt to blow up a jetliner on christmas day. a hawaiian airlines 767 was flying from oregon to hawaii this afternoon when a passenger refused to store his carry-on and made threatening remarks. the captain declared an emergency. the military scrambled two f-15s and the plane returned to portland where it landed safely. law enforcement boarded and took the passenger into custody for questioning. meanwhile, the terrorist who allegedly tried to blow up that northwest airlines plane out of the sky on christmas day is now facing the most serious charges possible. in detroit today, a federal grand jury indicted umar farouk abdulmut
. it will remain that we take revenge for his death inside and outside america. it is a trust for every person who left everything for the sake of god whom he supported. >> stus spekt appeared in strid oh with a new leader of the pakistani branch. the suspect is sack cuesed of blowing himself up at a cia base in afghanistan on december 30th. >>> you will be slifrg a while longer before warmer air brings relief from the bone-chilling temperatures we're seeing. the deadly winter freeze will keep a tight grip on many parts of the country this weekend. take a look at how treacherous icy roads got in the atlanta area causing many accidents. it is expected to dip in the 20s in the sooet. warnings are posted because windchills could drop as low as 25 below zero. at least nine deaths are blamed on the winter storm. >>> in central nebraska pretty rough. livestock farmers are battling against windchills of 30 below or more. struck to tractors are getting stuck. there is nowhere for the cattle to go. that means farmers must brave the cold to feed them so the animals will survive. >> we've been plowing out th
a new york trial. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> in florida, it was no ordinary day at the beach. hundreds of sharks converged on the shallow waters by singer island, closing the beach for swimming. swarms of sharks cruised in three to four feet of water, very close to the shore. >>> a massive inferno tore through an abandoned hospital building in oregon. the former mental health facility was fully ablaze when firefighters arrived. over a dozen fire trucks responded. officials are investigating the cause. >>> a texas woman is facing felony charges after leading police on a high-speed chase with five children in the back seat. police say the suspect blew through stop signs and jumped curbs, all while five children in the vehicle. there's no word on why the mother took off. . >>> a california man who saved a red-tailed hawk never stopped supporting it. he rushed the bird to an animal hospital after his car collided with it. when the bird recovered, the hospital offered him the honor of releasing it. he was very happy to see the h
and intelligence, law enforcement, and security committees have the tools they need to keep america statesafe. the investigation into the christmas day incident continues. we're learning more about the suspect. we know that he traveled to yemen, a country grappling with poverty. we know that this group and all canada in the iranian peninsula trained him -- and al qaeda in the arabian peninsula trained him. in recent -- and al qaeda in th e iranian peninsula trained him. even before christmas day, we have seen the results. training camps have been struck and leaders eliminated. all those involved in the attempted attack on christmas, they must know, you, too, will be held on account. with my oath came the solemn responsibility that i carry with me every moment of every day, the responsibility to protect the safety and security of the american people. on that day, i also made a clear path our nation is at war with [unintelligible] we will do whatever it takes to defeat them, even as leopold the values that has always distinguished america among nations. make no mistake. that is exactly what we
running again. america's election headquarters looks at the 2010 state of play with the two party chairman. democrat tim kaine, and republican michael steele. then, the president vows to fix the problems that allowed a would-be bomber on board a u.s. airliner. >> i have a solemn responsibility to protect our nation and our people. >> chris: will his reforms keep the country safe? we'll ask jon kyl, the number two republican in the senate. and jack reed, a senior democrat on the armed services committee. plus, we'll ask our sunday regulars about the white house effort to shift the focus from terror and healthcare to jobs and the economy. and our power player of the week. we'll look back at a good guy sports star, before things went bad. all right now on "fox news sunday." and hello again from fox news in washington. well, a little more than a week in 2010, election politics is already in full swing. on saturday, senate majority leader harry reid apologized to president obama for racial remarks he made during the last campaign. three top democrats announced they won't seek re-election. but o
security measures facing every passenger flying to america from 14 high-risk nations, those nations are considered sponsors of terrorism or countries of interest by the transportation security administration. the new rules take effect this morning. our homeland security correspondent jean mene meserve live. >> reporter: all passengers on flights heading into the united states will be subject to random screening, and those flying in from certain countries will be required to go through enhanced screenings, such as full-body pat-downs, carry on bag searches, full body scanning and explosive detection swabs, this according to a new security directive issued by the transportation security administration, and now in effect. the countries include those that are officially listed by the state department as sponsoring terrorism, those are cuba, sudan, syria and iran. a list of another ten countries of interest was developed by the state department, department of homeland security, and intelligence agencies. it includes afghanistan, algeria, iraq, lebanon, libya, nigeria, pakistan, saudi ara
the corner. but we need to create more jobs here in america. we know that. we know that one out of 10 americans who want to work cannot find jobs. and our first responsibility must be to help create more jobs so that our economy can rebound and grow. to do that, we need to invest in small businesses. i was pleased to hear the president of the united states last night talk about the importance of small business in our recovery and as we develop our policy need to focus on helping small businesses grow. on american recovery and reinvestment act, we took action, increased the loan limits under the small business administration. we were able to -- to make it less expensive for businesses to borrow from the small business administration much these were good steps that we took. i was proud of an amendment that i offered to increase the surety bond limits so that small companies could get work in this economy. i was proud of the amendment to increase the s.b.a.'s budget so they could have the capacity to help small companies with technical assistance in order to get government jobs. all of t
-month manhunt ended thanks to a motel manager who was watching "america's most wanted." stephanie sy reports. >> reporter: after more than a month on the lam, paul her ring was arrested saturday night. the 35-year-old is accused of gunning down his twin cities, elderly aunt, and cousin's 6-year-old daughter on thanksgiving. >> i'm really happy that, you know, the monster's in a cane. >> reporter: after months of plastering florida neighborhoods with wanted posters, it was a few seconds on tv that led to the arrest. the owners of the motel saw his picture flash on-screen during a commercial for "america's most wanted." >> there was no doubt because we have a big-screen tv in the house. it just shocked him to the core and he came up front and he says, i can't believe this, but he's upstairs. >> reporter: it was the fourth time the story aired on the program. with an urgent plea from john walsh. >> few stories have made me as angry or as sad as our first case tonight. >> reporter: in 20 years, "america's most wanted" has helped to put more than 1,000 criminals behind bars. >> have you seen jayc
in america. yes, we speak car. and apparently, quite well. fusion is now motor trend's 2010 car of the year. get in... and drive one. >>> families of fallen u.s. service members will now have a place to go and their grieving process. the center for families of the fallen was dedicated at gilbert air force base today. the center will provide counseling for those families before and after the bodies of their loved ones iraq. >> lockheed martin plans to cut jobs. they're based in bethesda. there is no word on where the layoffs will come from. >> at least six deaths are associated with the winter weather. florida farmers are worried about huge losses in tomato, strawberry, and citrus crops. in the carolinas, the freezing rain froze this fountain. >> if the orange is covered down and florida, it is insulated and it will not get below freezing. >> a little mitten for the orange. >> ptty much. >> we sell, there was no rigid way south, -- way south, there was no yesterday. >>> 30 degrees in bethesda. the winds are a bit lighter right now. a lht breeze out in clarke county. 33 in prince frederick co
to the outstanding staff and crew. enjoy your sunday. >> he is now the new co anger of abc's "good morning america." no replacement will be named right away. substitutes will be filling in. >>> 5:11, 22 degrees. >> coming up, the man behind the so called balloon-boy hoax still says he is not guilty. >> moms living on capitol hill. you could be >>> in our top stories, the cold weather continues its grip on the south. florida it is dealing with record-breaking temperatures. there is a freeze watched through tomorrow. it will get warmer here home later this week. >> some republicans are calling for harry reid to step down over comments he made when barack obama was running for president. a new book says he called obama a light-skinned african- americans. reid has now apologized. >> richard heene reports to jail today. your repo a judge sentenced him to 90 days behind bars. his wife will serve 20 days behind bars. >>> police are stepping up patrols in one neighborhood after a string of carjackings. there have been a dozen armed carjackings since september. cathy lanier says many of these cases, mother
>>> good morning, america, on this wednesday, january 6th. i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. >>> we have breaking news overnight. two key senate democrats heading for the exits including connecticut's chris dodd. will twe be a republican year? >> frozen nation. this is a temperature right now in the midwest as the deadly cold snap shows no sign of letting up. 32 states now under a winter weather watch. we're live across the country with your frigid forecast. >>> death of an heiress. as police search for answers in the death of 30-year-old casey johnson, some wonder if her parents did the right thing cutting her off during a long struggle with drugs and alcohol. >>> and the search for baby gabriel. caught up in a heated custody battle, it is now a triangle. three sets of parents, so many lives but where is the baby? the police and his father want answers this morning. >>> as always so much to get to this morning including the breaking news out of the senate. a lot are talking about how cold it is. okay. well, this arctic blast now the lo longest, largest cold f
but clearly not everyone. >> right. >>> stay with us for "good morning america," coming up at 7:00. >> and for updates anytime, >>> gilbert arenas' gun trouble could land him in a different type of court. he was suspended. >> a near miss it for metro. safety inspectors scramble for their wives. >> we are on storm watch. another winter storm heading caraway. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side >>> good thursday morng. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. good morning. thank you for joining us today. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. all eyes tonight and tomorrow, we will get some snow. >> the question is, how much? >> up to about two inches or so. not a major system. we have a few things to talk about. it is coming from the ohio valley and coming to our direction. we will see it sunshine before the snow develops. near 30 degrees. the wind is not as strong. increasing clouds with afternoon snow to the west. it will push him to the early morning hours tomorrow
america's news headquarters i'm marianne silbur. a developing story at one of the nation's busiest airports after a lockdown of several hours. passengers had begun boarding planes at newark liberty international airport. terminal c was locked down after a man walked through the screening check point exit and into the secure site of the terminal which serves continental airlines. passengers were able to board planes again after they were rescreened but the man in question was never found. >>> lawmakers speaking up against the practice of sending yemeni terror suspects at guantanamo back to their country. a democratic congress woman and an independent fo senator agreg the practice should stop. a suspect in the failed christmas day bomb attack apparently got his explosives from yemen.ol i'm marianne silbur. now, back to "geraldo atre large." and 6-year-old cousin thanksgiving day sits in a jail tonight in florida held without bond on 4 charges of murder. phil keating has the amazing story of his capture. >> kimberly, u.s. marshals say marriage had no idea last night was the night they
is believed to be hiebdz the attempted airline bombing over detroit. a-at the pres a-america's most wanted show leads to the arrest of a man. the owners of a florida keys motel where marriage was staying was saw in a video clip. he was want ford the murders in the death of his cousin's murder. i am mary ann silver back to geraldo at large. >> the man who police say shot and killed four members of his family including his pregnant sister and 6-year-old cousin on thanksgiving day sits in a jail tonight in florida held without bond on 4 charges of murder. phil keating has the amazing story of his capture. >> kimberly, u.s. marshals say marriage had no idea last night was the night they were going to storm into his hotel room and make this big apprehension of one of fbi's pop 15 most wanted. they say he was hold up in there for weeks with his mattress stacked up against the front door so you couldn't get in and he had a supply according to investigators of jars of peanut butter beans and figure newt tans in order to live on because he wasn't leaving. merhige paid cash up front, shaved his head
searches. is that what america has become. is that what we have to deal with now, mary. >> that's not what america has become. it's the risk terrorists are putting on planes. this is not new. for example, some of these incidents and some of these copy cat terrorist plots, the ones they are copying now go back to the 1970s. in fact, some of these plots are very reminiscent of the plots in the '70s. >> calling for strip searches of every single young muslim man who travels. there must be hundreds of thousands of muslim men, if not millions every year. you can't strip-search all of them, can you? >> no, there's 753 million passengers coming to and from and around the united states. it's not physically possible. there aren't that many hours in the day. that's why we need the equipment. we need to bring us into the 21st century with the equipment. >> dayo, what about it? what about the equipment and privacy concerns? even democrats expressed privacy concerns about the equipment. >> i think this is misguided. irrespective of how you feel about racial profiling, national profiling, which is essen
that plane headed for america. >> reporter: these are the most direct comments the president has made to date tieing the suspect with the al-qaeda group. republicans continue to accuse the president of mishandling the incident and not doing enough to prevent another one. the top gop senator said with terror threats, war, and a prolonged recession these are difficult days for our nation. >> what's always defined america is its ability to overcome even the most daunting difficulties. so in this new year we can be filled with new hope that our greatest challenges will be met. >> reporter: the president repeated that anyone involved in the christmas day attack will be held accountable. jennifer davis, fox 5 news. >> the president has scheduled a meeting with his intelligence chief tuesday at the white house to discuss how to prevent another major security breach, and lawmakers are calling for congressional hearings on the incident and intelligence shortcomings. >>> more disturbing allegations surrounding the airline industry. a security check point left untended for 90 minutes. officials say it h
anything but to help protect america. >> by the way, this statement by brennaman is the very way this president leads. a number of times he has taken responsibility, said he is sorry, and moved on. and we've been often jarred by that. >> ironically, he will actually gain more political stature doing that, than by blaming george w. bush. it doesn't make a lot of sense, but at this point, when the white house blames george w. bush for anything, even if they have a good argument it makes them look small when they say, hey, the buck stops with me. doesn't it make the president seem more confident. it makes him seem like more of a leader. >> two quick things about that, joe. one a lot of people are sick about all of the references to the bush administration. it's over. it was a year ago. move on. that's in the rear view mirror. i was reminded about my conversation with a top-ranking national security official and it gets to the volume of threats. >> oh, yeah. >> i mean, just the sheer volume of threats that these people have to handle, administer and make decisions on each and every d
% delicious. >>> good morning, america, on this tuesday, january 5th, i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. this morning the president meets with top national security advisers. will anyone be fired for the failed courtroom bombing? >>> plus, three is a crowd. it turns out a third person crashed the first obama state dinner. how did the secret service miss him until now? >> the price of glory. the snowboarder in a coma after a nightmare training accident. are these extremeth leases pushing too hard in their quest for olympic gold? >>> tiger woods in the photos that have so many people talking this morning, photos taken four years ago at the height of his popularity about to hit newsstands now. >>> and thank you for starting your day with us. another big morning, a big day for the president as he is set to meet with his security team to discuss the fight against terror >> that's right. already making some changes revoking some u.s. visas adding more names to the list of people that have to go through extra screening before they board a plane. what more will the president anno
of the toughest gun laws and america, and you want to showboat and figure it is funny. >> in the future he could face felony charges and up to five years in prison. we talked to a legal analyst and he says that if he had guns in new horizons center and it mr. tha-- guns int he verizon cente, he could be locked up. >> we spoke with mike shanahan when he was originally introduced as the team's head coach. >> mike shanahan promises not to disappoint. hes the 28 head coach of the redskins and becomes the second highest-paid coach with a five- year deal worth $30 million. he gives the struggling franchise renewed hope. at 57, she is younger than that of joe gibbs and more experienced than jim zorn. he will start putting his staff together immediately. his son, kyle, will be the new offensive coordinator. he has faced with a very tough past, trying to turn around a four and 12 football team. i asked him how long will it take? >> what to do is approach every day just like you did throughout your career, my career in denver. you try to get better -- better every day. i understand it is a process. we wil
money given to america's big banks and angering the financial industry and republicans in congress. while others say it is high time. fox's laura ingel has a closer look at the president's proposal. >> reporter: in the weekly address, the president tells america's biggest banks, it's time to pay up. it was risky business that nearly did them in and the taxpayer who bailed them out. >> they gambled with borrowed money without enough oversight or regard for the consequences and when they lost, they lost big. >> reporter: the president is proposing a .15% tax on banks and financial companies with assets of more than $50 billion to help recoup as much as $117 billion in losses from the troubled asset relief program. >> we want the taxpayer mone back, all of it. and we'll collect every time. >> reporter: the proposed tax would include banks that didn't accept tarp money and critics say this is not a good time to pressure an already fragile banking account. >> it's like a patient just coming t of icu and bang him with another tax i think is too much. >> reporter: and opponents say taxing
for me to serve this country. i'm grateful to serve for america and make sure i can defend america. >> this is amazing, do you have any idea what you'll be doing? what your responsibilities will be in afghanistan? >> deal with lagistics, i will also deal with personnel issues. >> giving up the lovely suit and high heels, what is the civilian role? >> i work for the district of columbia. i work for the office of contract and procurement and he has been extremely supportive about my deployment. i feel honored. >> you are in the reserves, how much notice did you have to get your affairs in order before you have to ship out? >> i had a couple of months. i just received my orders this month. i'm busy getting all my documentations and things like that in order. it's been a stressful couple of weeks. however, i'm still excited about going. i'm still excited about serving this country and excited about the challenge i'm going to need. >> and we are happy for you. we wish you the best in the last 30 seconds. what does that mean? >> we have profiled major brown in today's washington
is the most fuel-efficient midsize sedan in america. yes, we speak car. and apparently, quite well. fusion is now motor trend's 2010 car of the year. get in... and drive one. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> tonight, new photo's have surfaced in the so-called third white house party crasher, carlos allen. it turns out he was seated and also had a meal. cynne simpson has the latest. >> his attorney says his client was an invited guest, not a party casher, and if anyone is to blame, he says it is the white house. carlos palin initially denied -- carlos allen initially denied the incident. >> he was invited to stay, ate dinner, listen to a concert, and enjoyed the evening with all the other guests. >> photos posted online showed he was seated at a table next to the ceo of the state bank of india also at the table, abc's robin roberts. >> if the government's position was he was not on the official guest list, someone at the dinner should have told him that. >> it appears the white house is not clear on who all was in attendance that night. >> we tried to ge
in the arabian pensual yea trained him and directed him to attack that plane headed for america. this is not the first time this group targeted us. in recent years they bombed yemeni government facilities, restaurants and embassies including our embassy in 2008, killing one american. so as president, i've made it a priority to strengthen our partnership with the yemeni government, training and equipping their security forces, sharing intelligence and working with them to strike al qaeda terrorists. >> in his party's weekly address, senate minority leader mitch mcconnell delivered an upbeat look for the new year. mcconnell says despite last year's serious challenges, he has no doubt the american people will see better days. >> two long and difficult wars, a prolonged recession, double-digit unemployment, these are difficult days for our nation. and in this new year, we're grateful for the courageous men and women of our own day who keep a lonely watch to defend the cause of liberty. we're also painfully aware of how many americans were out of work this christmas. but these challe
, every single day, america's cutting edge, national america's cutting edge, national conversation starts right now. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> and hello again, everybody. i'm rick sanchez with the next generation of news. this is conversation and not a speech and it is always your turn to get involved. that is the white house that you are looking at right there, and today is the day. the president is back in town. he is in a meeting right now to discuss terrorism, comma, the prevention of. at that meeting are men and women in charge of every facet of america's security, the fbi is there and the cia and the military and the nsa and homeland security, and agents with counterterrorism departments -- there are no cameras or reporters or any open doors. let me show you who is there as a matter of fact. here is a list of the people who are attending. you see them right there. you have several cabinet members. there are generals, both serving and retired as well. almost all of them familiar face, and too many to count. there is the white house counsel, the deputies of communicati
to attack the plane headed for america. >> reporter: these are the most direct public comments the president made, tieing the suspect with the al qaeda group. the republicans continue to accuse the president of mishandling the incident and not doing enough to prevent another one. in the republican weekly radio and internet response, the top gop senator said with terror threats, war and a prolonged recession, these are difficult days for our session. -- nation. >> what defined america is the ability to overcome even the most daunting difficulties. in this new clear, we can be filled with new hope and optimism our greater challenges will be met. >> reporter: the president called for an end to partisanship and political sniping on the issue and repeated anyone involved in the christmas day attack will be held accountable. president obama has scheduled a meeting with his intelligence chief on tuesday to discuss how to prevent another major security breach and lawmakers are calling for hearing on the incident and intelligence shortcomings. thank you. >>> as for the christmas day bomb plot investi
not a joke. this was a hoax. full of hot air. america fretted, fearful a 6-year-old boy was inside of this balloon as it floated across the colorado sky. he wasn't there and his parents pleaded guilty to charges of making it all up. the year was full of police chases, and this was the money shot, literally, cash cascading from a suspected drug-runners truck. >> i saw it was $100 bills flying from the sky. >> reporter: there were kids in cars. check out the 7-year-old in utah who drove home. he stole his dad's vehicle to skip church. in the end he probably was praying he would be spared his father's wrath. this philadelphia baseball dad caught a foul ball. his 3-year-old daughter quickly threw it back. all he could do is hug her, nothing like a father's love. this proposal of love made misty a little misty as dennis popped the question from an indiana field. and before the i-dos this minnesota groom and bride boogied down the aisle. the prime minister was blood deed after a protestor smashed a statuette into his face. remember the iraqi that threw a shoe into president bush. and the
care in america. and terminally ill patients in new jersey have a new medicine they can use to relieve their pain. it is nine after the hour. >>> here's a look at some stories in the news now. the stakes are high in massachusetts where voters are going to the polls to decide who will fill the late senator ted kennedy's seat in the u.s. senate. democrat martha coakley is running neck and neck with scott brown. if democrats lose they would no longer have a filibuster proof majority in the senate which could mean the death of president obama's health insurance reform bill. >>> chronically ill patients in new jersey will have legal access to marijuana now. on his last day in office, the governor john corzine signed the legislation making new jersey the 14th state to allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes. new jersey's new medical marijuana is also the strictest in the nation. >>> how sweet it is. a cross atlantic merger between two food giants comes after four months of negotiations. kraft foods is buying cadbury. the value of the deal is reported to be $19 million. let's go back
behind bars after more than a month on the lam. i'm shannon bream. america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. we begin with the closing of the u.s. and british embassies in yemen. this is a result of threats by al-qaeda in that region. officials say al-qaeda and others are still plotting against american interests. malini wilkes is joining us now with the latest developments. she has been following them in washington. hi. >> hi. both the u.s. and british closed their embassies in yemen because of the al-qaeda threat. white house counterterror advisor john brennan says he is not going to take chances with the lives of diplomats and he says the yemeni government is providing support. brennan is heading the white house review of the attack on the detroit-bound plane. he told "fox news sunday" u.s. intelligence failed to connect the dots. he says there was no smoking gun, no definitive intelligence that was ignored and no sign that agencies refuse to cooperate with each other. >> in the review so far, there is no indication whatsoever that any agency or depa
, and we are scenes from america racing against the ice. >>> and, the next big thing. wait until you see how your car dashboard is about to run your life. but what will it do to your driving? >>> good evening. with those words, the buck stops here. today, the president took responsibility for the u.s. intelligence failure in the christmas day bomb plot. and he then ordered the nation's 16 intelligence agencies to do what most americans thought they were doing all along. focus, prioritize, share information. so, what is going to change? that's our first question, as we turn to jake tapper at the white house. jake? >> reporter: good evening, diane. well, for the second time since 9/11, the president of the united states is directing the intelligence community to do its job better. today, the president was contrite. >> as president, i have a solemn responsibility to protect our nation and our people. and when the system fails, it is my responsibility. >> reporter: president obama explained the three main findings of the review. one, the u.s. government had sufficient information to disrupt
is more concerned about the security of america than the niceties of what law -- what constitutional law professors at ivy league colleges debate in the morning. >> i think it's worth balancing both. >> i agree with you 100%. i just couldn't agree with you more. i am dead serious here. i am all -- >> the people last night kept telling joe he looked so much better in person, and they were acting stunned. >> i don't know what it is. the people come up to me and say you look about 10 years younger in person. they say the tv adds in my case 400 pounds, and it also adds about 40 years to me. i don't know why. >> me too. >> i think you have a mature look on tv. distinguished. in person people realize this is kid in the back of the classroom. >> you have to really slim down. >> wait. >> that will fix it. >> i've got to slim down. wow. >> the joys he takes in living -- >> if he wants to fix the problem of the disconnect. >> are you saying that -- >> you have to be really lean to be on tv. >> the fact that i'm on chubby -- >> it's cute. >> it gives me a sort of sheen and i look young. >> it's oka
and directed him to attack that plane headed for america. >> the president said he expects his counterterrorism and homeland security advisors to present final results of their inquiry as well as recommendations about how to proceed in the days to come. in the republican weekly radio and internet response today, the top g.o.p. senator, mitch mcconnell says the new year brings renewed hope and optimism. with two on going wars, recession and unemployment 10%, obama says it's difficult days for our nation, but went on to say these challenges do not define us as a people and difficult times we'll quote persevere as we always have. as for the christmas day bomb plot investigation, president obama says the u.s. had been stepping up its cooperation with the country of yemen to go after terror groups there. today, yemeni officials said they had sent several hundred extra troops to two eastern provinces where al-qaeda is said to be strong. shannon. >> shannon: molly, thanks for keeping us updated. new information about the investigation into that attempted terrorist attack on flight 253. fox news confir
for attack for america. this is not the first time this group has targeted us. in recent years they bombed yemeni facilities and restaurants and hotels, restaurants and embassies, including our embassy in 2008 killing one american. as president, i made it a priority to strengthen our partnership with the yemeni government, strengthening and equipping their facilities to streng strengthen against al qaeda terrorists. >>> minority leader mitch mcconnell delivered and up bebe outlook for the new year, says despite serious challenges he has no doubt american people will see better days. >> two long and difficult wars, a prolonged recession, double digit unemployment, these are difficult days for our nation. in this new year, we're grateful for the courageous men and women who keep a lonely watch for the cause of liberty. we're also painfully aware how many americans are out of work this christmas. these challenges don't define us as a people. what's always defined america is it ability to overcome even the most daunting difficulties. >> from terror concerns to health care, to economic meltdown
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of it. >> they've got acres of camry's here. >> best selling car in america and we can't sell it. >> it's definitely not business as usual. the economy itself has been a challenge. the timing isn't great. >> there are still customers waiting to make deals, recall or not. >> the recall is not scaring us and you know, we are still here to purchase a prius or a camry. >> and the crew is sorting through handfuls of keys to keep business rolling. they are pulling the models they can sell, prius's from storage to the front of the store and moving the recalled cars back. >> at midday, he briefs the sales staff. new information, cars built in japan rather than in north america have a different gas pedal and these are good to go. >> this is a toyota here, that is not affected by the recall. >> he found 15 camrys out of the 700 cars in his inventory, he can still offer to customers. one of the good cars from japan happens to be in his showroom. there's no telling how much business will be lost. >> there's really no way to say how many deals are on hold. can't sell them, you know. >
, it is not just only america providing security assistance, it is america providing leadership and convincing yemen's neighbors, particularly arab states, saudi arabia and kuwait, and the arab league, to lead this particular effort to prevent the collapse of the yemen into being failed state. >> not yet failed. all right. we appreciate. so much more to learn about yemen. thank you for the discussion. >>> president obama, by the way, returning to washington this week. cnn's senior white house official ed henry has been traveling with the president in hawaii where the president is winding up his vacation. ed, wow. we know -- obviously, the president has a lot on his plate and as soon as he touches down in washington, what is priority number one? >> well, clearly, it is protecting the u.s. homeland. that's why we are seeing a very aggressive action when john brennan the president's homeland security adviser, was on the sunday talk shows today, outlining, you know, clearly shutting down at least temporarily the u.s. embassy in yemen because of threats there. beefing up transportation security. ma
who were in haiti at the time of the quake. they were returning with the secretary to america to seek further treatment in the united states. matt ackland, fox 5 news. >> thank you, matt for that and as you mentioned about the treatment, medical aid is crucial in haiti right now and more help is on the way. the huge naval hospital ship the comfort steamed out of baltimore this morning headed to the devastated country. the vessel can handle about 200 patients a day and as you can imagine, it's an enormous effort getting it ready in a short period of time. john henrehan continues our team coverage with that story. >> reporter: in the predawn darkness at the port of baltimore, a handful of families were drawn to an illuminated white ship being readied for departure. it's the u.s. naval ship comfort, a floating hospital. among those quickly called aboard, a maryland-based corpsman. his family assembled in the darkness. >> they need our help and when the call is made, you know, we ready. we're all ready. >> reporter: they n this case, are the people of haiti where the casualty count from t
. it will remain that we take revenge for his death in america and outside america. it is a trust on every person and everything for the sake of god, whom he supported. >> reporter: but, of course, this video is going to range a lot more questions than it answers here because it gives a clear indication that jordanian intelligence and the cia thought they really had an influence over dr. al balawi and here he's telling them directly, no, you didn't. >>> well, the young nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a northwest flight over michigan pleads not guilty. security was tight at the plea hearing quled for umar faruk abdulmutallab. cnn debra feyerick is covering this for us live from detroit. deb, how did abdulmutallab appear in court yesterday? >> reporter: it was very interesting. he was very thin, very frail. his clothes that he was wearing just really way too big for him. he walked into the courtroom very slowly, very deliberately and difficulty. remember, the alleged suicide bombers from sef-inflicted second-degree lap burns that he got when he detonated the device on board that plane. he
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